About Fire Sprinkler Equipment
Firesprinklerequipment.com was created specifically for the people who operate and maintain fire pump suppression systems and the various disciplines associated with system maintenance and performance. Fire suppression is an ever-changing market and the products at firesprinklerequipment.com reflect over 50 years of experience in helping fire sprinkler fitters and fire suppression professionals get the products they need in a timely manner.
Our parent company Claypool Pump & Machinery was founded in 1946 by Ralph Claypool and has operated under family ownership in the St Louis area for the last 68 years. In that time, Claypool Pump & Machinery (CPM) has been a trusted supplier of pumps and associated equipment for the commercial, industrial, municipal, and fire protection markets.
William “Will” Claypool Jr. is the president of firesprinklerequipment.com and has worked in the fire suppression industry for 13 years under the tutelage of his father William Claypool, a professional in the industry since 1964. A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, he is an avid tennis player and reads in his spare time.
William “Bill” Leydig is the co-founder of firesprinklerequipment.com and head of development and sales. He is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio and holds an MBA in sales management. He enjoys hunting when not at work.